A 31-year-old female asked:
I accidentally inhaled shower water while i was showering. am i at risk for pam? i live in illinois. didn't get much up the nose but enough to feel it
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Sleep Medicine 37 years experience
No: VERY low risk, as it is unlikely that the amoeba is living in a municipal water supply in significant numbers, or that you inhaled it forcibly enough to force water through the cribiform plate in the skull.
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